Where can I buy an Australian flag?
Australian flags can be obtained free of charge through the Constituents’ Request Programme by contacting the electorate office of your local Senator or Member of the House of Representatives. wHo CAN Fly THe AuSTRAlIAN NATIoNAl FlAg? Any person may fly the Australian National Flag.
Why is the Australian flag flying at half mast today?
The NSW state flag has been in use since 1876. The flag is flown on special occasions and at half-mast as a sign of remembrance.
Why does Australian flag have 6 stars?
The Stars. The Commonwealth Star is the emblem of Australian Federation. Six points represent the states and the seventh all the federal territories which together constitute the nation, the Commonwealth of Australia. The constellation of the Southern Cross indicates our geographical location in the southern hemisphere …
Why is the Aboriginal flag on passports?
Well, that Aboriginal flag-looking symbol on the front of Aussie passports is not, in fact, an Aboriginal flag. It’s actually the code to indicate the passport is an ePassport. The colour of your passports can be influenced by political, geographical and even religious reasons.
Where can I buy Australian flags and banners?
Thank you for your great assistance (and patience) in our recent purchase of 35 Australian flags and poles from your company. They were just great and really appreciated by the community groups who marched behind them and who later received them from the local RSL.
Where are the Stars on the Australian flag?
Australian Flag. This commonwealth star can be found under the Union Jack, which is at the top left corner of the flag and represents Australia’s history of British settlement. Furthermore, the Southern Cross constellation on the right of the Australian flag has four seven pointed stars and one small five pointed star.
Where is the Union Jack on the Australian flag?
A Defaced Blue Ensign, the Australian flag features the Union Jack in the canton with what is referred to as a Commonwealth Star embedded in the lower hoist quarter of the flag and the Southern Cross constellation on the other side of the flag . The Commonwealth Star takes the center stage in the Australian national flag.
What are the colours of the new Australian flag?
Inspired by the Southern Horizon Flag (see above), the Southern Field combines the Southern Cross and Federation Star from the current Australian National Flag, and adds the national colours green and gold in the more traditional style of parallel bands.